INTERFERENCE TOO Francis van Hout

24 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

A continuation of Francis van Hout’s preoccupation with spaces in between, INTERFERENCE TOO is a time-based meditation on the void-like spaces that are habitually created in every exhibition.

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Suspicious Minds Zoe Crook and Aodhan Madden

9 March 2015 - 21 March 2015

Blue Oyster Performance Series  
In association with the Dunedin Fringe Festival

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The Blue Oyster is pleased to present a dual showing by two artists that employ online and offline modes of production to generate film and sculpture.

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Probstian Aesthetic Curated by Dan Arps

19 November 2014 - 20 December 2014

Teghan Burt, Xin Cheng, Judy Darragh, Megan Dunn, Selena Gerzic, Oliver Gilbert, Christopher LG Hill, Virginia Overell, Eli Orzessek, Francis Till, Tim Wagg

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Trigongle Brydee Rood and Karin Hofko

22 October 2014 - 15 November 2014

Trigongle tri-gong-glee [tráj-gɔ́ŋ-glí] envelopes concepts around traveller and messenger, locating the triangle as a vehicle for our expression and passage. Within a language of process, performance and video, isolation and togetherness are pairing up and coming alive in various corners and dimensions.

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unpainted Curated by Briar Holt

23 September 2014 - 18 October 2014

Helen Calder, James Bellaney, Kim Pieters, Fu On Chung. 
Considering painting as the premise for this exhibition but not the parameter, ‘unpainted’ manifests in symmetrical configuration by drawing together four artists.

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ornamental labours Andrew Kennedy and Blaine Western

26 August 2014 - 20 September 2014
Andrew Kennedy and Blaine Western present 'ornamental labours'.
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The Optimists John Ward Knox and Sophie Bannan

29 July 2014 - 23 August 2014

The Blue Oyster is pleased to present 'The Optimists', new work by Christchurch based artist Sophie Bannan and Auckland based artist John Ward Knox. While each artist presents a series of work unique to their current practice, 'The Optimists' offers a parallel moment; a space to overlap without preconceived themes or constructed ideologies.

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Presented in association with Puaka Matariki Festival Dunedin 2014, Te Ao Huri Huri | The Turning World uses a series of constructed lamps projecting through turning patterned shades to immerse the viewer in changing stories of the cosmos, the cycles of life and death, the atua Rangi and Papa.

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Specific Objects Yona Lee

2 July 2014 - 26 July 2014

The Blue Oyster is pleased to present 'Specific Objects', a solo project by Auckland based artist Yona Lee. For this exhibition Lee has developed a new series of free standing sculptural works. 

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